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“People are drawn in pencil but their actions are written in ink" Adel Helmi "Medicine is all about Reading, Linking and Practicing" Ahmad Shamia “Some objectives for each week are not well-defined and are not being properly delivered” Mohammad Mathbout “It’s exciting to experience a new method of dealing with issues in our batch” Yousef Alkurdi “At Alfaisal, time flies but boredom dies!” Yahya Firoze

“We need better food, change Al-Ajami!” Mohammad Hejazi "I would love to write a quote but I'm too busy studying for Microbiology" Mohammed R. AlSadoon “Alfaisal University could be one of the best universities in the near future" Nassir Ali Alghamdi "You can’t find more enjoyable biochemistry lectures than Dr.Bern ones" Mahmoud B. Sakkalaik “Clinical sessions are great because they make us feel like doctors!” Ahmad Warraich “The best part of the clinical sessions was being treated as equals by the doctors and being referred to as doctors by the nurses and patients!” Ahmed Al-Shihri “Seeing a patient motivates me to learn as much as I can so I can help the people that seek it.” Amer Soued

In This Issue: Med Times Returns! A New Press and Voice! (p1)

Alfaisal Leadership: Dr. Wesam Kurdi (p4)

Obesity Awareness: University Weighs Less! (p1)

Reflection Corner: Water (p4)

The President’s Voice: Abdulaziz Alkattan (p2)

Constructive Criticism: “wastage of valuable lecture time” (p5)

SDC Welcome! A Plethora of Activities! “Nothing is Impossible!” (p2)

Research Experience: A Discovery and Publication Combo! (p5)

Mohammed Arafah’s Voice! (the first year’s President) (p3)

“SPIRIT”: Research, International Excellence, & Summer Awesomeness!

When a Joke Becomes a Revolution! (p3)

Summer Research Experience: “Hands-on” in the Lab (p6)

■ Guess what?! Med Times is back! That’s right! The student-run, student-centered, and practically any positive “student” aspect

that exists is within this newsletter! We have a lot of new updates, ideas, content, and most of all, better ways to amplify the students’ voice! Send us your content, articles and feedback on msa-newsletter@alfaisal.edu ■ Mohammed Khusheim ■ The Press C O L L E G E O F ( + 9 6 6 ) 1 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 . P . O . B O X 5 0 9 2 7

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